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Mar 31, 2013 7:00am PDT
live in san francisco is the reporter who brought the facts to light, the center for investigative reporting. also at the table, patrick murphy, the first iraq veteran to serve in the u.s. congress and kayla williams, fellow with the truman national security project and center for national policy. also, the author of "love my rifle more than you." young and female in the u.s. army. i want to start with you, aaron. since your reporting largely brought the issue back to light of the reporting. what is the central problem facing the va? >> the central problem is that they're not able to deal with this flood of iraq and afghanistan veterans coming home at the same time that a lot of vietnam veterans are finally being allowed to claim illnesses caused by agent orange. this is a paperwork problem. you know, they have so much paperwork ha they just simply can't put it through. as you mentioned, the documents that we obtained, showed that even though they had spent half a billion dollars trying to computer eyes this thing over the last four years, 97% of these claims are still on paper. th
Mar 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
careers with inadequate savings. joining me live from san francisco is nona who is a fellow at the roosevelt institute and a cofounder of "tomorrow" magazine. here at the table are my folks. i just want to start with you. i think there's this -- you know, i started with hunger games. and part of these novels are about adolescents roo reading it. young people are facing the present. >> i loved annie's piece. what she was saying is millenials are obsessed about money because we don't have it. we feel like we've been getting the short end of the stick and we kpcan't take it anymore. that's why occupy happened. the conflict that she talked about is a little more inner. but it's two sides of the same coin. we are very aware of what happened to our generation. >> if we look at millenials, it still feels like two fundamental classes and perhaps more than. on one hand the people with the huge student loan debt who are over educated and underemployed. hen there's those who don't have college degrees. how do we think about a generation that is so divided in that way? there is an oversized pr
Mar 24, 2013 7:00am PDT
. a few local governments, including san francisco began granting licenses to same sex couples. on election night, as they elected the first african-american president of the united states, born of an interracial marriage, on that night california voters chose president barack obama and passed proposition 8. stripping same sex california couples of their freedom to marry. which is what made this moment so extraordinary. president obama who just a few months before had articulated his own support for marriage equality stood on the steps of the capitol immediately after taking the oath of office for the second time and articulated that lbgt rights are part of the freedom and fairness in america. >> we the people, declare today that the most evident of truths that all of us are created equal. is the star that guides us still, just as it guided our forebearers through selma and stone wall. >>> so here in nerdland with us to mark this moment in the struggle is california congresswoman and senior democratic whip, barbara lee. alongside the great kenji yoshi yoshino, professor at new york
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